Noted Educator Aurelia Henry Reinhardt

Esther Thomas scrapbook program
In 1898, the University of Idaho hired Aurelia Henry before she graduated from UC Berkeley to teach elocution and physical culture–physical culture being women’s physical education. While at the U of I, she started the first dramatics club on the university campus. Aurelia Henry poses as Kate Hardcastle in Idaho... [Read More]

The University of Idaho Starburst

Football helmet with UI starburst
Though no longer in use, a keen eye can still spot the University of Idaho starburst in various locations around campus. Also referred to as “the daisy” or “the snowflake,” the starburst was the official logo for the university from 1971-2006. U of I starburst Leo Ames, the creative director... [Read More]

Stay Warm Out There

Winter scene, University of Idaho campus.
Campus is always beautiful covered in a fresh blanket of snow. Despite the current frigid temperatures, if you’re planning on strolling through the fluffy frozen stuff in the Arboretum or on Admin Lawn, be sure to stay warm out there! [Read More]

Marie Whitesel

Marie Whitesel and Artwork
In the mid-1930s, Marie Haasch Whitesel came to Moscow to attend the University of Idaho. Her goal was to pursue a career in art. From the moment she came to the university, Marie was constantly on the move. She busied herself by participating in various campus organizations and events. Marie... [Read More]